WWI Wednesday: Sand and Sun on the Middle Eastern Front

A posed photograph of Australian, British, New Zealand and Indian camel troops When you look at the events leading up to WWI, it seems odd that so much of the conflict focused on the stalemate along the Western Front (and to a lesser extent, the Eastern Front along the Russo-German border). For most of the …

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Interview Women

Elizabeth Kerri Mahon on Gertrude Bell

Today we have a special guest, Elizabeth Kerri Mahon, author of Scandalous Women. She is a professional actress and amateur history geek. Her blog, also named Scandalous Women, was named one of the 100 Best Blogs for History Junkies. A native New Yorker, she still calls Manhattan home. Gertrude Bell (1868 – 1926) She was …

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